Ken Klemm Spring Hill, FL, USA
Like Emerson and Thoreau, you can gain a lot of insight
on how things work by observing the goings on right
outside the door of you home.
All living things divide all their time in 3
activities: finding nourishment, sleep, and
All day long birds are hunting or foraging for whatever
their diets consist of. But in the early morning they
are up in the trees singing, chirping and calling. What
are they doing?
I’ll gine you a hint: They ain’t rehearing Tchaikovsky.
When they’re not working on their supply of nuts, the
squirrels chatter and chase each other around tree
trunks, across tree limbs and fences. What are they
I’ll give you a hint: They ain’t training for the
Whenever they’re visible, the lizards are preening and
flexing. What are they doing?
I’ll give you a hint: They ain’t working on their
The activities of plants are passive. They open their
leaves to collect solar energy, and don’t seem to do
much else. Their reproductive activities aren’t
noisy...and don’t appear to be much fun.
But the flowering plants employ color and aroma to
attract the third party agents who fulfill their
Similar to flowering plants, human preteens begin to
become concerned about their appearance and aroma. Much
of their time in the next few years will be spent on
grooming and the selection of clothing, jewelry,
makeup, antiperspirant and cologne.
A simple example of sex transmutation...
We employ the same techniques of visual and aromatic
attraction in the workplace and marketplace. Even those
is the business of sound, musicians and singers craft
their appearance on stage and album covers to attract
For most of us, the mental and spiritual transmutation
of sex energy does not occur until we progress beyond
our reproductive years. But we can learn to redirect
the energy of attraction to other pursuits as we did
with visual and aromatic attraction.
My postscript is another expression of transmutation.
Your Friend and Servant,
Ken Klemm - Florida, USA
P.S. “How you do ANYTHING is how you do EVERYTHING.” ~